Articles Posted in the " Mountain Course " Category

  • Itching with Motorcycle Travel Bugs

    Itching with Motorcycle Travel Bugs

    Lieback’s Corner (#8) / 6.24.2011

    On a short, early-morning ride today aboard the VFR, a few bugs hit me – both physically and psychologically.

    The first few as I traveled my self-described "Mountain Course" were physical bugs, which spotted the Arai’s visor with cream-colored splats, followed by some greens and reds.



  • Isle of Man TT: Winners & Fatalities

    Isle of Man TT: Winners & Fatalities

    2011 Isle of Man TT Review

    In the 2010 Isle of Man TT, multiple records were shattered, including Ian Hutchinson winning an incredible five TT races.

    And although this year’s IOMTT didn’t rewrite the record books, it still brought motorcycle racing fans the highest dose of adrenaline possible on two wheels.


  • Isle of Man TT: Thursday Schedule

    Isle of Man TT: Thursday Schedule

    2011 Isle of Man TT

    Due to heavy rains, all Wednesday races for the 2011 Isle of Man TT were rescheduled for today (Thursday). The skies are currently sunny on the Mountain Course, but weathermen are forecasting showers later in the day.


  • 2011 Isle of Man TT: Tragic Heroes

    2011 Isle of Man TT: Tragic Heroes

    Lieback’s Corner (#6) / 6.5.2011

    If there’s one race event that I anticipate more than anything throughout the year, it’s the Isle of Man TT. To put this in perspective: if John McGuinness and Valentino Rossi were together, I’d shake the throttle hand of the 16-time TT winner first.



  • Isle of Man TT: Solo Practice Terminated

    Isle of Man TT: Solo Practice Terminated

    2011 Isle of Man TT

    The fourth day of qualifying practice for the 2011 Isle of Man TT was looking ideal for the solo series (Superbike, Superstock, Supersport), with bright skies and enhanced visibility.

    But due to some oil being spilled on the Mountain Course during the sidecar practice session Thursday afternoon, solo practice was terminated.


  • Isle of Man TT: Tuesday Qualifying Results

    Isle of Man TT: Tuesday Qualifying Results

    2011 Isle of Man TT

    On the second day of qualifying for the 2011 Isle of Man TT, it was again John McGuinness who topped the Mountain Course aboard the Honda TT Legends CBR1000RR Fireblade.

    Unlike Monday’s rainy conditions, the 2011 IOMTT riders were met with dry skies on Tuesday, with most of the riders getting in five laps.



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